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dallas along stan dain progress the osama bin laden movement posted a new kind of threat to a global network of well-founded suicidal killers with no fixed address. the vast arsenal, the nuclear stockpiles the army and navy and the bureaucratic structure for surveillance compass buying and analysis was to mood deter attacks and who would dare with the response would be swift and fatal and unstoppable? would if they came from nowhere? the answer was information. finding the enemy has been one of the most basic challenges of war. adjust up the level of difficulty scattered all over the world using to mccue petitions giving the complexity the use of saddam's and the tricks of this by kraft how is the new enemy to be found? that sinjar raid rolodex shows how. six years later still haunted by the the finance image united states of america had won strong consolation it figured out how to fight back. >> wed read talk about the raid that killed '07 bonded from a that is the real story. this story of how the united states use the capability to find people that are very difficult to find and t
that lee harvey os ward was going to b shoot at jack kennedy that morning in dallas. >> bryan will latell. here is the book castro secret." the cia and cuba's intelligence it unfortunately we ran out ofs time. you have to pick it up and read it for it's unfortunate. it's a good story. bryan, thank you for joins us on booktv here in miami. >> thank you so much. >>> is there a non-fiction author or book you would like to see featured on booktv? send us an e-mail at or tweet >>> novellest james patterson is speaking at the miami book fair. he talked about the reading program that he has personally started. we wanted to look at some of the other reading programs that are available in the united states and see what the efforts are. i want to begin with jane robinson. the chief financial officer of a group called first book. if you can describe what first book is to start? >> yes, hi, peter. i just want to say thank you to c-span for all the incredible support you have given to the entire industry and the entire concept of reading
yosemite this summer. people have been dying in north texas of west nile fever. in the dallas area alone there have been 15 people died of west nile fever just since july. there have been an ebola outbreak began in central africa, the democratic republic of the condo has an ebola outbreak that has killed three dozen people, i think, by now, and it is still going on. there is another outbreak across the border in uganda unrelated to the spillover that had cost the outbreak in the democratic republic of the congo. that one has been ended. these things are happening. this is like a drumbeat of disease, outbreaks and small crises. there is another on the arabian peninsula. there is a virus that emerged that closely resembles the saar's virus, the loss to the same family, corona viruses, the virus that really scared the disease experts back in 2003. this new virus out of the arabian peninsula has only killed one person. put another man in the hospital in britain, but scientists all over the world are watching it carefully. why? because they know that the next big one could look something like
. in the dallas area alone, the sifting people who died of west nile fever just since july. there has been an ebola outbreak again in central africa. the democratic republic of the congo has an ebola outbreak that killed three dozen people i think right now and it's still going on. there was another ebola outbreak across the border in uganda unrelated to the spillover that caused the outbreak in the democratic republic of the congo. that one has been ended. today things are happening. this is like a drumbeat of disease outbreaks and small crises. there's another on the arabian mint. there is a virus that emerged that closely resembles the farsightedness, belongs to the same family. got really scared disease experts back in 2003. this new virus out of the arabian peninsula has only killed one person come up with another man the house will and britain, the scientists over the world are watching it carefully. why are they watching it carefully? thing of the next big one could look something like that. so as i say, there's a drumbeat of these things. those diseases that i've mentioned i'll hav
in dallas, walking across the street to an event at the adolphus hotel. focusing on well-to-do women who were therefore a event. they carried what mrs. johnson described in her oral history is a sea of angry slogans. she says that they did not like lbj and they hated kennedy. and this mom essentially blocked the passage. it made a very different and difficult for them to get through. and you have to realize the potential for some sort of mob action. she described it as just an animal like tense atmosphere where the slightest thing could trigger a riot. at one point, one of the signs not mrs. johnson's hat off. lbj recognized that she wasn't going as fast as she should have. but they were making the most of this event for television. it would display the behavior of his opponents. so that is certainly an example of courage. >> also on the lady bird special. when she toured the south after she signed the civil rights act, which i'm going ask mark to talk about. can you please tell all of us what his response to russell was when he was pushing the acts through? >> you mentioned loyalty and
to be a pretty good incentive to get somebody to drive. sheppard is a nice place. dallas is into fiery there. do they still guarantee you guys a fighter at it in so? >> now, pretty much the same as anywhere else. >> that was the same in damage. when i went through, if you were to shepherd you were going to get a fighter. there was some good ones, but the most part they got a lot of fighters. it's probably better that way and more fair all around. what else? underwent okmulgee guys up. okay, well thanks for coming very much. i appreciate it. if you guys buy the book, even better. harpercollins actually send me up to read a couple more. one is nonfiction. it's the history of fighter pilot, not just americans, but all of them. i've been burning how much i didn't know about my own profession. it's going to be a very interesting book. it's due sometime next year, so i'll take another six months after that, so maybe 2014. and then there's a fictional book i wrote called the mercenary that will be out in e-book form to start with i think in january or february. unlike most good fiction, it's not really
heritage. these elders speak with profound intellectual depth. when i spoke to dallas reared in one of a translator she says she deeply felt this book was the voice of the older and was just translating the book. she wanted me to read this acceptance speech evers the humble and unassuming elders speak with kindness generosity profound intellectual depth and speak of the consciousness of land and sea. this team initiative by the elders themselves over the past seven years produced a series of books on a growing in importance as we look to our bears and realizes how to better live on this land. to talk to guilders where they build camps and fished and listen to the older people tell stories. it is a model for the rest of america with the foundational beginning of our rio education. -- real education. alice and and sent to the acceptance speech. they're not here today. >> we're both grateful for the honor to name our but for the mayor 10 book award. this it is an extraordinary event. never before has the use of men and women of southwest alaska of been recognized nationally for the elo
for a b. in dallas they've tried offering second graders $2 for each book they read. now, some people think this is a promising idea, other people aren't very happy about it. so let's have a discussion here and begin by taking a survey of opinion. if you were the superintendent of one of these school districts and you were approached with this proposal, how many think it's a good idea worth trying, and is how many would object in principle? be let's see, first, those of you who -- how many would object? how many would not like this idea? quite a few. and how many think it's worth trying? all right. we have a pretty good division of opinion. let's begin by those who object. who is willing to explain, to offer your reason? why do you think this would be objectionable in principle in -- principle? anyone? who will start us off? yes, stand up, and we'll get you a microphone. go ahead. >> i would -- >> over here. >> i would object because there's a basic value in learning, there's a basic value in learning, a basic excitement about learning new things. if you start paying for that, you rem
until billets raining on kennedy and dallas during the east st. louis of his life. what did he know? how did we get here quiet what kept us moving? who kept us moving? miles davis is one of the people who kept me moving. he and i went to the same high school as did one of the pioneers up on the hill. but for moral service, we couldn't get a spot on the sidewalk, not to mention trying to get a seat in lincoln high school, where he graduated in 1944 and was one of two teenagers of the black community at juilliard. that may be her record. i read a long poem of which all recite. trust up and came began a scenario climb up the tribal stairwell. greeks, radiant at the at the at the, spread like laughter or ethiopia's wings. more in its own percussive rise became the st. louis area. bore witness to the calm, the careless silence, the casket to tears, that death of the crew became the burden of an ancestor. hear y'all, the death of the two became the birth of an ancestor. and many of the newspapers that covered that memorial had headlines in kansas city, st. louis come the death of the crew do m
couples to be allowed to marry for each stray couple of his divorced. congratulations dallas vegas, you're about to be the case city in america. and to finally bring transparency back to political process, like drugs and cigarettes, hd piece of legislation must clearly state the possible side effects and must be titled, to reflect its actual content. thus the picture that will be renamed fescue thomas jefferson. we don't stop there. our manifesto will enlighten the american people with chapters entitled the elitist scourge, how to a people who are better than you. the metric system, exactly ten times more often than imperial units. we peeled off the layers of america. american exceptional wasn't about to make other countries feel bad about the bodies. we present practical solutions and how to relieve america's sexual tension. crime and punishment, and then come again. we even created simple multiple choice questionnaires for healthy american children determine the value as future americans. and to reinvigorate the youth vote, many of which are right here, we have invented a drinking gam
that lee harvey oswald was going to shoot at kennedy that morning in dallas. >> brian latell, the book "castro's secrets mpt the cia and cuban's intelligence machine." we ran out of time, and he can't tell you the poisen pen story. pick it up and read it yourself. it's unfortunate because it's a good story so, brian, thank you for joining us on booktv here in miami. >> thank you so much. >> well, the next panel is starting here. we'll take you to the room now. this is some war memoirs and books. jake tapper of abc news wrote a book called "the outpost: untold story of americanñ va" beeping min bush" dust to dust accounts, and also "the story of war" and the life that follows, setting up the room now. you can see, and they are just getting ready to introduce the three speakers. i want to remind you that the previous panel, one of the speakers there was david, "barack obama: the story," go to, and david will be answering and commenting on your questions and comments. go ahead, you can post those now, and he will be responding, oh, in about 15-20 minutes or
construction of four dallas its incorporation in the city or the suburban sprawl of the past 50 years which is pretty much just a blur. i am a cleaned up for bid in the 1980s but after a sudden appearance of hurricane andrew and its result of $27 billion in damages the city went on a long cocaine bender. miami finally hit rock autumn with a real estate collapse in 2001 a trouble and nearly everyone he cared about it. still miami has a new outlook on life and it's just going to take it one day with the largest population in the united states at a time. [laughter] >> dave perry. >> again he does not exist, madam. he is just a fantasy. you are mentally ill and diluted because that person is a figment of the imagination. >> but let's talk about writing. creative process of browsing the internet, drinking coffee, going out for a walk and. >> that is what writing is. [laughter] >> what the? i heard brosnan. do we have a croatian and not en's? >> let me find him. >> we have a team of researchers and they brought us well. winston churchill, small talking man deployed by great britain during the sec
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